Black-billed Cuckoo

Other Names: none

Distribution: east-central North America in summer; northwest South America in winter.

Black-billed Cuckoo distribution range map

Description:

Size: 28-31 cm in length.

Plumage: Generally brown above and white below. The wings are brown, and the tail feathers are somewhat darker than the rest of the body. The legs and beak are black and the eyes are bright red.

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Black-billed Cuckoo

Black-billed Cuckoo

Bill Shape
curved
long billed
Eats
suet
Regions
alabama
alberta
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
pointed-wings
Action
flying
swimming
walking
Markings
bold
head
wingbands
Location
high flying
low flying
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
Forests
Color
blackandwhite
brown
white
rust
Body Shape
headcrested
perching
Size
large
medium
Order
cuckoos, anis, roadrunners, turacos and their relatives - cuculiformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern